Albert B Knowles

Military

Object Number - UPL 41634 - Albert “Jack” Knowles - Yokum Boy nose art.

Painted nose art on group B-24s including 'Yokum Boy', 'Patchie', 'Top O' the Mark', 'You Can't Take it With You'.

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Units served with

Personnel of the 458th Bomb Group gather around a B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-29303) nicknamed "Liberty Lib" in order to transfer a casualty into a waiting ambulance. Image via Harry Holmes. Written on slide casing: '458th BG.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Yokum Boy
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 752nd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Top O The Mark
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 752nd Bomb Squadron 754th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: You Cant Take It With You!
  • Unit: 450th Bomb Group 458th Bomb Group 752nd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Miss Gus, Patchie
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 752nd Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

McKinney, Texas 14 July 1923

Revisions

Date15 Feb 2020 15:32:36
Sources

From son Thomas

Date27 Sep 2014 18:03:02
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Son

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